Welcome Back to the Office


Companies in the $18 billion property tech industry are rolling out products for the post-COVID workplace.

They say access isn’t everything. But when you go back to work after COVID-19, all doors may open via a mobile app that will also track everywhere you’ve been and ping your boss every time you enter or exit the building. You may be asked to sport a wearable device like a smart ring to call the elevator hands-free, or to store an “immunity passport” if you’ve already had the virus.

“I think the genie’s really out of the bottle here,” Herd said of the shift to remote work. “Anecdotally, we’re hearing that large companies are definitely going to persist.”

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